Man, 21, among 10 COVID deaths; 229 new cases, 29 in ICU


Ten additional people have died from COVID-19 pushing Guyana’s total deaths to 835, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday.

The 10 deaths included five men and five women with the youngest being a 21-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice, Corentyne) and the oldest a 90-year-old woman from Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).

All 10 persons were unvaccinated. The details on the latest fatalities are below:


Male 76 Demerara-Mahaica October 09 Unvaccinated
Male 78 Demerara-Mahaica October 09 Unvaccinated
Male 21 East Berbice- Corentyne October 08 Unvaccinated
Female 32 Demerara-Mahaica October 09 Unvaccinated
Male 63 Essequibo Islands – West Demerara October 09 Unvaccinated
Female 51 Demerara-Mahaica October 09 Unvaccinated
Male 67 Upper Demerara – Berbice October 05 Unvaccinated
Female 71 Pomeroon-Supernaam October 08 Unvaccinated
Female 90 Cuyuni – Mazaruni October 07 Unvaccinated
Female 81 Pomeroon-Supernaam October 06 Unvaccinated


It should be noted that five of those persons died on Saturday with the other five persons passing away during last week. This means that October’s death toll has increased to 38.

Meanwhile, 229 new infections were recorded from 1,890 tests putting Guyana’s total infections at 33, 566.

Those new cases were recorded in: Region One (11 cases), Region Two (19 cases), Region Three (48 cases), Region Four (80 cases), Region Five (nine cases), Region Six (33 cases), Region Seven (five cases), Region Nine (two cases) and Region 10 (22 cases).

Additionally, there are 29 patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 159 people in institutional isolation, 3,4608 are in home isolation, and six people are in institutional quarantine.

Importantly, a total of 28,935 people have recovered after they were infected with COVID-19.

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